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How can we avoid megafires? A healthy stretch of forest near Lake Tahoe hints that active management is key.
Study shows flattie spiders turn to capture their prey at a speed nearly three times faster than an eye blink.
As timberland converts to cannabis, spotted and barred owls test positive for rat poison.
Academy team joins Malaysian colleagues to survey region’s rich biodiversity; data to support UNESCO nomination.
Videos hosted by teens make complex environmental topics relevant for peers and more accessible for educators.
From unknown African frogs to electric rays and animal viruses, these discoveries add to Earth’s tree of life.
New study says that people from different regions host different mite lineages, supports “Out of Africa" theory
San Francisco’s own “Ant-Man” to study ants and climate on extended Mozambique expedition
New year; new reasons to fall in love with science (all over again)
Bennett will serve as Harry W. and Diana V. Hind Dean of Science and Research Collections beginning in 2016.
‘Tis the Season for Science is almost here—enjoy live reindeer, indoor snow flurries, holiday music, and more!
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